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Dr. Bhavna Gala

MBBS, MS

Ophthalmologist, Mumbai

29 Years Experience  ·  800 at clinic
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Dr. Bhavna Gala MBBS, MS Ophthalmologist, Mumbai
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Dr. Bhavna Gala is a popular Ophthalmologist in Nana Chowk, Mumbai. She has helped numerous patients in her 29 years of experience as a Ophthalmologist. She is a MBBS, MS . You can meet Dr. Bhavna Gala personally at Dr. Gala's Nursing Home in Nana Chowk, Mumbai. You can book an instant appointment online with Dr. Bhavna Gala on Lybrate.com.

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MBBS - BJMC Pune University 1989 - 1989
MS - BJMC Pune University 1992 - 1992
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Hindi

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Want to remove Speck's from eyes so what can I do for this (DONT WANT TO WEAR CONTACT lenses ND SPECKS)

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
Want to remove Speck's from eyes so what can I do for this (DONT WANT TO WEAR CONTACT lenses ND SPECKS)
Being a homoeopath,i will advise you to undergo homoeopathic treatment as homoeopathic medicine along with exercises aand a diet plan are very effective combination for improving eyesight.consult me
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I have eye pain and short sight for long days, how to cure this with low cost treatment?

FPRS, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Pune
I have eye pain and short sight for long days, how to cure this with low cost treatment?
Most common cause is having a spectacles power. Just get it checked with nearest eye care specialist.
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I am a patient of disease retinitis pigmentosa since 20 years. please give me some suggestions for treatment.

FPRS, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Pune
I am a patient of disease retinitis pigmentosa since 20 years. please give me some suggestions for treatment.
currently there is no treatment for retinitis pigmentosa.. however it is under research. you also need to regularly get your eyes tested for any associated problems like cataract, glaucoma or macular problems which are treatable
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When ever I use mobile phone longer and ride my bike so my eyes drop a water very much please give me a solution.

FPRS, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Pune
When ever I use mobile phone longer and ride my bike so my eyes drop a water very much please give me a solution.
For bike ride: First you need to get your eyes tested for any glass power Wear protective glasses while you r travelling to avoid dust and dirt entering the eyes. More importantly put on helmet with wisor (front glass covering) while driving two wheeler Here are the instructions for mobile phone use: 1. Blink, blink and blink again. Blinking often (and for more than a second) keeps your eyes moist and reduces dryness and irritation. We tend blink about a third less than we normally would when we stare at our smartphone screens, which starves our poor peepers of protective tears. Keep your eyes wet by blinking about 10 times every 20 minutes or so and you should be good to go. 2. Minimize glare. Unless you have a smartphone equipped with anti-glare Corning Gorilla Glass or use a matte screen protector film, you’re probably coping with a fair amount of annoying reflective glare. 3. Take breaks. Follow 20-20-20 rule. The concept is to take a break from looking at your screen every 20 minutes for 20 seconds while looking at something 20 feet away. Doing so relaxes your eye muscles 4. Adjust your brightness. Having your screen too bright or too dark stresses your eyes out and can cause problems maintaining focus. To eliminate either issue in about a matter of seconds, simply go into your smartphone settings and adjust your screen brightness so it’s about the same as the light level in the environment around you 5. Tweak your text size and contrast. Adjusting your smartphone text contrast and size also provides a little much-needed relief. 6. Keep a clean screen. Routinely wipe down your smartphone screen with a dry (not wet!) cleaning cloth to remove distracting dust, grime, smudges and fingerprints. 7. Hold your smartphone farther away. Try holding yours at least 16 to 18 inches away from your eyes to give your eyes a break.
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My eyesight is very weak and my no. Is -4.50, kindly suggest me what can I do to increase my eyesight.

FICO, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Gandhinagar
My eyesight is very weak and my no. Is -4.50, kindly suggest me what can I do to increase my eyesight.
Hello lybrate-user. You could consider undergoing refractive surgery (lasik). Operations done to remove the refractive error (power) of the eyes are known as refractive surgery. There are certain basic criteria that most patients need to fulfill before they can safely undergo refractive surgery. To enumerate, they are: (1) stability of refraction: the power of the eyes should have become stable for a period of 1.5 years minimum without any change. (2) curvature of the cornea should be tested by a technique which is known as topography. (3) thickness of the cornea should be measured by a test known as pachymetry. The minimum thickness required is 550 microns. (4) dilated retina evaluation: this is one of the most important tests that should be performed by a trained retina specialist. This test helps in detection of any offensive lesion on the central or peripheral retina. In case of any retinal abnormality, these should be treated before undergoing the surgery for number reduction. (5) there should be no pre-existent corneal abnormality. (example: corneal scar, opacity, defect, etc.) another important suggestion is that whenever you go for the assessment (the above mentioned tests), you should discontinue the use of contact lenses at least 4 weeks prior to the assessment. The reason for this being that use of contact lens temporarily alters the contour of the cornea. It takes around 3-4 weeks for the restoration of the original corneal contour after removal of the contact lens. Another important point is that you, as a patient, should be compliant to put post operative medication in your eyes for at least 2 months. There is bound to be some discomfort, watering, foreign body sensation, pain after the surgery in most cases-you should be ready to tolerate that. A leave from work for 7-10 days after the surgery should be generally sufficient. Last but not the least, you should set realistic expectations from this surgery. Though extremely rare, there is a remote possibility that the surgery may need to be repeated. Also, the need for subsequent treatment for the eye may be required. Thus, you should be compliant enough to trust and follow your eye specialist.
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Hi, Im a 44 year old male with Central Serous Retinopathy in both eyes. I work in the IT industry with prolonged exposure to computer screens. Of late, I have been experiencing pain in my left eye which is intermittent. Please advise.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
Hi, Im a 44 year old male with Central Serous Retinopathy in both eyes. I work in the IT industry with prolonged expo...
Apart from taking symptomatic treatment I will suggest you to Take tablet folvite 5mg once a day and tablet vitaminD (60000iu) once a week lifelong
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I hav kerato conus. My cylindrical number in right eye is 4.n I hav done c3r. N im 21 years old. If my bad luck comes with me as age. N my cylindrical number increases. Then upto at what age. I hav to go for cornea transplant? Ll I able to halts kerato conus upto my age 30 without corneal transplant?

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
I hav kerato conus. My cylindrical number in right eye is 4.n I hav done c3r. N im 21 years old. If my bad luck comes...
Hi siddiq , it is nice to hear that you have already gone through c3r and it should be fine with you because the procedure itself halts the progression of keratoconus and if at all there is any problems with your cornea and if you have a donor cornea ready than at any age and anytime we can go for cornea transplant .
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Does Smoking Put Your Sight at Risk?

Cornea Cataract & Lasik
Ophthalmologist, Delhi
Does Smoking Put Your Sight at Risk?

If you thought smoking was causing damage to only your lungs, thing again. Your eyesight, one of your most valuable possessions, is at high risk of damage because of your bad habit.
The damage done to your eyes by cigarettes happens from two sources; the toxic smoke that hangs in the air which surrounds you as you puff on the cigarettes and 4000 odd toxic substances that enter your bloodstream once you smoke. In extreme cases, smoking also causes loss in vision.

Here is a list of eye disorders and diseases, which can be caused due to smoking:

  1. Macular degeneration: The risk of developing Age-related Macular Degeneration is there for people above the age of fifty. In case of smokers, the chance of developing AMD is three times more than in nonsmokers. It has been proven that smokers develop the chance of AMD ten years prior to non smokers.
  2. CataractThis process involves the clouding of the lens inside the eye. Cataract develops with old age, usually. The risk of developing early cataract is common among smokers, who are twice at risk of cataract than non smokers. The effect of the cataract in the case of smokers is more severe.
  3. GlaucomaGlaucoma is the eye disorder where the death of nerve fiber layer behind our eyes takes place, and that results in loss of vision. The increase in pressure within the eyes leads to glaucoma. Smoking enhances the pressure in your eyes, and so smokers are at a potential risk of acquiring this disease.
  4. Diabetic eye diseases: A number of eye diseases are accompanied with diabetes. This can result in blindness when left ignored or not paid attention to in severe cases. Diabetic patients who are smokers are three times more at a risk of eye diseases associated with diabetes.
  5. Optic neuropathy: This eye disease causes sudden loss of vision to the eyes without any pain. It happens due to the disrupted flow of blood in the arteries of the eyes. Smokers are 16 times more at a risk of developing optic neuropathy at an earlier age.
  6. Thyroid associated eye diseases: Patients having thyroid issues or Grave's disease have disorders in their vision. Grave's disease patients who smoke tobacco are likely to develop severe eye diseases associated with the thyroid.
  7. Dry eye: Smoking causes irritation to the eyes and affects the tear film of the eye. Smokers and passive smokers are likely to develop dry eye disorders. Smoking causes a lot of eye diseases and disorders, and smokers are at a higher risk of acquiring eye diseases than non smokers.
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I am looking for a LASIK laser treatment, need consultation & cost involved in this process.

MBBS, DOMS, MS - Ophthalmology, Fellowship In Phacoemusification, Senior Consultant Surgeon
Ophthalmologist, Patna
I am looking for a LASIK laser treatment, need consultation & cost involved in this process.
LASIK is refractive surgery to correct myopia ,hypermetropia & astigmatism, refractive surgery also include intraocular ocular lens procedure. For LASIK your eyes must be healthy, if you have persistent dry eyes, LASIK surgery may aggravate this condition resulting in burning sensation & blurring of vision after LASIK.   For LASIK cornea must  have sufficient thickness because in reshaping of cornea, you loose the thickness of cornea & if your cornea is too thin ,you are not  fit case for LASIK.  1D of myopic correction consumes 35 micron of cornea, Average thickness of cornea in Indian is around from 450 micron to 500 micron &after lasik there should be around 300 micron thickness of cornea  for safety of eyes in future.  Pupils are usually large in myopic people &who undergo lasik or smile lasik resulting  in side effects such as  halos, glares especially when driving at night.  Lasik for treatment of high refractive errors are less predictable because very high amount of myopia could require removal of too much corneal tissue putting cornea at high risk of vision complications.     Lasik should not be undertaken before 21 years in male&19 years in female because myopic power increases by that age. You must have stable vision before LASIK.  There is no upper age limit but one should keep in mind that once you are 40 years old, you may still need reading glass due to presbyopia changing every two years till you develop cataract in old age.    Contraindication for lasik-degenerative  disease, sjogren syndrome, type one  diabetes etc.  People who are taking immuno suppressant must think ten times before undergoing for LASIK.   One must go for LASIK screening before taking decision for LASIK.  One who  undergoes  for LASIK  should be fully aware of potential lasik complications & should not hide anything from operating surgeon about health.
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I am suffering from myopia for 4yrs Rt eye -1.25 Lt eye -0.5 I wear specs rarely as one eye is normal Recently I checked refraction and optometrist told you have to use cylindrical lens What is the cause for it?

Fellowship In Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
I am suffering from myopia for 4yrs
Rt eye -1.25
Lt eye -0.5
I wear specs rarely as one eye is normal Recently I chec...
Hello till age of 18-20 years there is change in eyeball size n shape leading to change in glass number. Sometimes spherical n sometimes cylinder.
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